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61% of Bulgarians Have Not Heard of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire

According to a recent survey of Gallup International, 61 % of Bulgarians have not heard of an Armenian genocide having taken place in the Ottoman Empire, while 39 % are familiar with the event.

Society | April 24, 2015, Friday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1185

Hundreds Protest, Demand Resignation of Bulgarian Culture Minister

Hundreds of citizens and artists gathered in a protest on Thursday in front of the building of the Culture Ministry to demand the resignation of the Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 21:03 | Viewed: 1346

EU Grant Sponsors Restoration of Bulgaria's Perperikon

The project of the Kardzhali municipality ''Perperikon - past for the future'' received a funding approval Thursday.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1037

Sentimental Swingers to Present New Album in Sofia

The Bulgarian female swing trio Sentimental Swingers are to present their latest album Cradle of Love on Saturday, April 25, in Sofia, their Facebook page shows.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1128

Ros Rossin's Portrait of Maya Angelou Featured on US Postage Stamp

A post stamp featuring the portrait of American author Maya Angelou - one of the most prominent writers in American 20th century Literature, has been printed out across the ocean.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1170

Cities Across Bulgaria-Turkey Border at Odds over Park Name

The Bulgarian city of Haskovo and its Turkish sister city of Edirne are freezing ties over Haskovo's grant the name Armentsi ("Armenians") to a park located on its territory.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 2066

At Least 97 000 Children Born to Bulgarian Families Abroad 2004-2013

As many as 96 653 children have been born into families of Bulgarian parents outside the country between 2004 and 2013, a recent "map" has shown.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1179

Bulgaria Grants USD 20 000 to Young Talents Hasan, Ibrahim

The Bulgarian government on Wednesday voted to give USD 20 000 to twin pianists Hasan and Ibrahim to help them perform abroad.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1202

Sofia's Waste Treatment Plant – Second Largest in Europe

The Plant for Mechanical Biological Treatment of Waste in Sofia will be the second largest in Europe, right after the unit in Spain's capital Madrid.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1248

450,000 Bulgarians Work From Their Own Homes

Approximately 450,000 Bulgarians earn their living working from home, as noted by a report presented by HomeNet Eastern Europe.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1205

Bulgarian Cinema Club Opens Doors in New York City

The first Bulgarian cinema club will open doors in New York City.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1056

Bulgarian Rock Band Launches European Tour

Bulgarian band JEREMY? will be embarking on an international tour in May, June and July of 2015.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1227

Sofia Vergara Wearing Successful Bulgarian Label

Designers Dobromir Kiryakov and Borche Ristovski from the lable Beyond already managed to get in the world spotlights as Sofia Vergara herself wore their dress at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in the USA.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1401

Armed and Almost Safe

Two trees located in a little garden in the center of the Bulgarian capital Sofia suddenly got armed with axes and started an ambiguous dialogue.

Society | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1263

Hospitals in Bulgaria Use Up to 3 Times More Antibiotics than in Western Europe – Expert

Bulgarian hospitals use up to three times more antibiotics than in modern European countries, according to Todor Kantardzhiev, head of the National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.

Society » Health | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1210

Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots

A man from Bulgaria's Ruse boasts a huge teapot collection and is even considering attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1028

Village Population in Bulgaria Marks Decrease

Depopulated towns in Bulgaria are 164 as of December 2014, as reported by the National Statistical Institute.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria's Labor Min Tables Tough Measures to Boost Work Safety

Labor and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has proposed Criminal Code amendments targeting employers who do not sign contracts with workers.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 887

Stones Hurled at Bulgarian Socialist Party Headquarters

An unknown man has thrown paving stones at the main office of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in downtown Sofia, party officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 20, 2015, Monday // 07:51 | Viewed: 983

Bulgaria Had 164 Empty Villages in End-2014

There were 164 Bulgarian villages with no residents as of December 31, 2014, national statistics show.

Society | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 4639

Bulgarian Scientists Develop First Space Greenhouse on Earth

Scientists from Bulgaria, which is the third country in the world in the production of space food after Russia and the USA, have developed the first space greenhouse on Earth.

Society | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2206